[sugar] Release Status Report - 8.2.0
pgf at laptop.org
Fri Jun 13 10:19:26 EDT 2008
c. scott ananian wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> wrote:
> > Before we can ship power management, though, we should also fix:
> > * the SD corruption bug (#6532) -- if we can't fix it in time, we can
> > inhibit suspend when an SD card is plugged in.
> > * pushing wakeup decisions to the EC (#6010) -- this will make the
> > wakeup logic more reliable.
> I'd claim that #6532 is not a *blocker*, it is just a desired feature.
> I think that we should ship low-power mode in 8.2 even if that means
> we grey out the option to turn it on when an sd card is mounted.
if we can guarantee that we won't corrupt user data, then i agree
that it's not a blocker. but if not, i'd say it is.
> #6010 I'm a little more ambivalent on; I'd need more opinions on
> whether wakeup is unreliable "enough" to make an explicit low-power
> mode unworkable. If it means that sometimes it takes two power button
> presses to wake up, that's probably not a blocker. If it is so hard
> to wake up that people regularly think the machine is hung and
> hard-power-off instead, that's probably a blocker.
is there background missing from trac? i don't read anything in #6010
other than "we wake up only to go right back to sleep too often",
which seems even more benign (leaving power usage aside) than
paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
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